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Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature

The Glenn R. Negley Collection of Utopian Literature in Duke University’s David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library contains over 900 works, dating from the sixteenth to the twentieth century. The collection includes utopias and dystopias, works which, according to Dr. Negley, "use the device of a fictional society or state to present views of an ideal (utopian) or less than ideal (dystopian) value structure," especially focused on the political functioning of the fictional community. ...



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by Phelon, W. P. (William P.); Hermetic Book Concern. pbl; Black Cat Press. prt
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Verso of t.p.: Black Cat Press
Topic: Atlantis (Legendary place)
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946
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"The exquisite presswork and binding [are] by Cranston & Curts, Cincinnati."
Topic: Utopias
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by Donnelly, Ignatius, 1831-1901
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Topics: Atlantis (Legendary place), Deluge
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by Emerson, Willis George, 1856-1918; Williams, John A
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Topics: Voyages, Imaginary, Science fiction, American, Utopias
Added t.p., engraved: Tho. Cecill, sculp. London, 1669
Topic: Natural history
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by Collins, John, 1814-1902; Glenn Negley Collection of Utopian Literature. NcD
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In verse
Topics: Utopias, Utopias, Slavery
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by Benson, Robert Hugh, 1871-1914
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Topic: Utopias
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946
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Illustrated frontispiece to the original edition, 1652, included
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Topics: Garden cities, Utopias
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by More, Thomas, Saint, 1478-1535; Burnet, Gilbert, 1643-1715
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Signatures: a-c⁴ A-R⁴ S²
Topic: Utopias
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by Lytton, Edward Bulwer Lytton, Baron, 1803-1873
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Topic: Utopias
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946
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Topic: Science fiction
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by Souvestre, Émile, 1806-1854
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Translation of Le monde tel qu'il sera
Topic: Utopias
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by London, Jack, 1876-1916; Macmillan Company; Norwood Press
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Copyright date from verso of t.p
Topic: Utopias
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by Greg, Percy, 1836-1889; Ballantyne Press
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Printed at the Ballantyne Press
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Topics: Science fiction, English, Utopias
Topics: Political science, Political ethics
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by Donnelly, Ignatius, 1831-1901
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Topics: Atlantis (Legendary place), Drift, Comets
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by More, Thomas, Saint, 1478-1535; Robinson, Ralph, b. 1521; Ellis, Frederick Startridge, 1830-1901; Morris, William, 1834-1896; Kelmscott Press
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Reprint of the edition of 1556 with a foreword by Morris
Topic: Utopias
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by Fénelon, François de Salignac de La Mothe-, 1651-1715
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"Dictionnaire mythologique et géographique": p. [405]-420
Topic: Utopias
Topic: Utopias
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by Souvestre, Émile, 1806-1854; Bertall, 1820-1882; Penguilly L'Haridon, O. (Octave), 1811-1870; Saint Germain, Prosper
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Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by Mexía, Pedro, 1496?-1552?; Sansovino, Francesco, 1521-1586; Du Verdier, Antoine, 1544-1600; Guyon, Louis, sieur de la Nauche; Gruget, Claude; Milles, Tho. (Thomas), 1550?-1627?
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W. Jaggard's device (McKerrow no. 355) on t.p
Pages 328-331 incorrectly numbered 128-131
Topic: Apologetics
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by Besant, Walter, 1836-1901
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Actually written by Besant alone
Topic: Utopias
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
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Translation of Nicolai Klimii iter subterraneum
Topics: Voyages, Imaginary, Utopias
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by Bellamy, Edward, 1850-1898
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Sequel to Looking backward
Topics: Utopias, Socialism
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
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Translation of: Lettres dúne Péruvienne
Topic: Utopias
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by Mallock, W. H. (William Hurrell), 1849-1923
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Topic: Utopias
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
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"Colophon: In Venetia, Appresso Giouanni Antonio Bertano. MDLXXVIII."
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Topic: Melancholy
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by Hertzka, Theodor, 1845-1924
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Topic: Utopias
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by Mexía, Pedro, 1496?-1552?; Isocrates. To Demonicus. Spanish. 1673
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Palau y Dulcet. Manual del librero hispanoamericano, no. 167284
Topic: Utopias
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Topic: Melancholy
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by Fuller, Alvarado Mortimer, 1851-1924
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Topic: Utopias
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by Morris, William, 1834-1896; Burne-Jones, Edward Coley, 1833-1898
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"Woodcut on the title page ... designed by E. Burne-Jones ... engraved by W. Morris for the first edition."--cf. A bibliography of the works of William Morris / by Temple Scott, 1897, p. 3
Topics: Literature, Medieval, Mythology, Greek, Utopias
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by Cabet, Etienne, 1788-1856
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Includes index (p. [569]-600).
Topics: Icarian movement, Utopian socialism, Utopias
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by Tarde, Gabriel de, 1843-1904; Brereton, Cloudesley, 1863-1937; Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946
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Translation of Fragment d'histoire future
Topic: Civilization, Modern
Topic: Planets
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by Saint-Pierre, Bernardin de, 1737-1814; Williams, Helen Maria, 1762-1827
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Compare Summers, Gothic Bib., p. 459
Error in paging: 51 numbered 49
Topics: Voyages, Imaginary, Utopias
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by Sannazaro, Jacopo, 1458-1530; Portirelli, Luigi, 1774-1838
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Topic: Corniani, Giovanni Battista, 1742-1813
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by More, Thomas, Saint, 1478-1535; Marshall, William, fl. 1617-1650; Leonard William Longstaff Saint Thomas More Collection. LML
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Signatures: A² B-O¹² P²
Topic: Utopias
"Delle cavse della grandezza delle città": p. 309-375
Topics: Political science, State, The, Cities and towns
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by Fontenelle, M. de (Bernard Le Bovier), 1657-1757; Glanvill, John, 1664?-1735
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Translation of: Entretiens sur la pluralité des mondes / M. de Fontenelle
Topic: Plurality of worlds
Originally published under the title, "'96: a romance of Utopia."
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946
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Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by Sweven, Godfrey, 1845-1935; Glenn Negley Collection of Utopian Literature. NcD; Leona Bowman Carpenter Collection of English and American Literature. NcD
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Publisher's advertisements on final 2 p
Topic: Utopias
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by Sibbern, Frederik Christian, 1785-1872
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Issued in parts
Topic: Utopias
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by Le Guat, François, 1637-1735; Oliver, Samuel Pasfield, 1838-1907
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Paged continuously
Topics: Voyages and travels, Natural history, Paleontology, Utopias
Topic: Kings and rulers
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by More, Thomas, Saint, 1478-1535; Burnet, Gilbert, 1643-1715
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Topic: Utopias
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by Hodgson, William Hope, 1877-1918
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Topic: Utopias
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
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Title vignette (port.)
Topic: Utopias
"Author's edition."
Topic: Utopias
Not a translation. A romanace, originally written in English, ascribed to a Catholic priest, S. Berington in the NCBEL. Sometimes wrongly attributed to George Berkeley
Topics: Voyages, Imaginary, Inquisition, Utopias
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by Bruno, Giordano, 1548-1600; Wagner, Adolf, 1774-1835
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Includes reproductions of original title-pages
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by Bruno, Giordano, 1548-1600; Wagner, Adolf, 1774-1835
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Includes reproductions of original title-pages
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by House, Edward Mandell, 1858-1938
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Topic: Utopias
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by Volney, C.-F. (Constantin-François), 1757-1820
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Translation of: Les ruines
Topics: Revolutions, History, Religions
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by Farningham, Marianne, 1834-1909
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Publisher's advertisement: p. [1]-8 at end
Topic: Utopias
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by More, Thomas, Saint, 1478-1535; Burnet, Gilbert, 1643-1715
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1st ed. of Burnet's translation
Topic: Utopias
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by More, Thomas, Saint, 1478-1535
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Signatures: a⁴, A-R⁸, S⁴
Topic: Utopias
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by Fontenelle, M. de (Bernard Le Bovier), 1657-1757
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Translation of: Entretiens sur la pluralité des mondes
Topics: Plurality of worlds, Life on other planets
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by Harrington, James, 1611-1677; Duke University. Library. Jantz Collection; Ballantyne Press
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"Ballantyne Press."
Topics: Morley, Henry, 1822-1894, Utopias
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by Mears, A. Garland (Amelia Garland)
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Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by Fénelon, François de Salignac de La Mothe-, 1651-1715; Vallon, L. C
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Title on added t.p.: The adventures of Telemachus, the son of Ulysses / by the Archbishop of Cambray ; in French and English. -- 2nd American ed., carefully compared with the best French eds. / and rev. and corr. by L.C. Vallon. -- Philadelphia : Printed for Mathew Carey [by] Wm. F. M'Laughlin, 1806-1807
Topic: Utopias
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by Tarde, Gabriel de, 1843-1904
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Topic: Utopias
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by Dixon, Thomas, 1864-1946
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Topics: Socialism, Utopias
On verso of t.-p.: Copyrighted by the author, Chas. W. Caryl
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Topic: Utopias
Dated at end: Pittsburgh, February 21, 1833
Topic: Utopias
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
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Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by Boccalini, Traiano, 1556-1613; Briani, Girolamo, 1581-1646
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Centuria seconda has title: De' ragguagli di Parnasso ... in questa seconda impressione da molti errori diligentemente espurgata ... In Venetia, MDCXIIII, appresso Giovanni Guerigli
Topic: Political science
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by Atterbom, P. D. A., 1790-1855
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